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Global Ode To Joy

Written as a journey from despair to joy, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony culminates with his iconic “Ode to Joy” chorus, an uplifting hymn to unity, hope and the healing power of music. Celebrating Beethoven’s 250th birthday, Esther Yoo is featured in Global Ode to Joy’s video that asks, “What does joy mean to you?” Starring alongside international stars Tracy K. Smith, Joyce DiDonato, Rolando Villaz√≥n, Andris Nelsons, Golda Schultz, and many more, each artists shares what personally brings them joy in this global campaign to celebrate music’s far reaching power. See the full playlist of #GlobalOdeToJoy highlights from around the world here.